One of the main reasons why one would opt to buy an accessory of any kind is to enhance the functionality of the Ford Bronco.
Ultimately, the functionality of the accessory should align with your specific requirements and the type of adventures you embark on.
For example, a recovery board, also known as a traction board or sand ladder, is a device used in off-road situations to aid in vehicle recovery.
When a vehicle gets stuck in sand, mud, or snow, recovery boards can be placed under the tires to provide additional traction, allowing the vehicle to regain momentum and get unstuck.
So, if you are often driving through snowy, muddy, or sandy trails, having a recovery board can make all the difference.
Other accessories such as modular plates aren’t as specific, so these can be used in a wide variety of situations.
Because the Bronco is often being used as an off-roader, a workhorse, or a rescue vehicle, it’s important to go for accessories that can withstand all the abuse that comes with the job.
In order to do so, you first need to know which materials are best for a specific accessory and which features help with making an accessory durable and reliable.
For example, quick-release thumbscrews that hold your hardtop in place need to be made out of steel or aluminum, otherwise, your hardtop could fly away while driving on the highway.
The same story goes for a decent recovery board. Even though a plastic board can do the trick in deep snow or mud, a sturdier aluminum board is going to be more durable, no matter the environment.
Besides the material itself, you should also focus on special features such as reinforced construction, layered construction, strengthened edges, and adjustability as all of these factors will aid in making your Ford Bronco miscellaneous accessories more durable.